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myalgia

[mahy-al-jee-uh, -juh] /maɪˈæl dʒi ə, -dʒə/
noun, Pathology
1.
pain in the muscles; muscular rheumatism.
Also called myoneuralgia.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60; my- + -algia
Related forms
myalgic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for myalgia

myalgia

/maɪˈældʒɪə/
noun
1.
pain in a muscle or a group of muscles
Derived Forms
myalgic, adjective
Word Origin
C19: from myo- + -algia
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Word Origin and History for myalgia
n.

"muscular pain," 1827, coined in Modern Latin (on analogy of neuralgia) from myo- "muscle" + -algia "pain."

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myalgia in Medicine

myalgia my·al·gi·a (mī-āl'jē-ə, -jə)
n.
Muscular pain or tenderness, especially when diffuse and nonspecific. Also called myodynia.


my·al'gic (-jĭk) adj.
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